Saturday, 17th September 2022
MAKE AN ENGRAVED BRASS PEN
Tutor: Gubns member Aimilios (‘Emil’) Davlantis Lo
Saturday, 17th September 2022 from 12pm to 5pm.
No previous experience necessary.
Max 10 people per course.
About The Workshop
Gubns partners with London’s biggest professional makerspace, Bloqs, to host their first metal workshop as part of the London Design Festival and Open House Festival. The workshop will be guided by Gubns member Aimilios (‘Emil’) Davlantis Lo, a London-based Architect, Machinist and Mechanical Workshop Engineer at UCL’s High Precision Design and Fabrication Facility.
Prior to the workshop, Bloqs Co-Founder Alejandro Parra-Mussell will guide you on a tour of the UK's first open access factory for makers, before Emil introduces the metalworking space. During the workshop, you will receive a demonstration of the equipment, tools, methods and safety measures required. Emil will then take you through the various procedures before it’s your turn to make your brass pen (engraving is optional). The intimate workshop will be a unique opportunity to learn the trade and create a bespoke pen using high-end machinery with expert guidance alongside the architect himself.
12.00: Bloqs tour
12.30: Workshop begins
15.00: 30min break
17.00: Workshop ends
17.00: Gubns Bloqs Party
The workshop will last four hours, excluding the tour and break—we recommend arriving early to enjoy lunch at the Bloqs Kitchen. All workshop guests receive a complimentary drink at the Gubns Bloqs Party. With only 10 spaces available, tickets are extremely limited, after which a waitlist will be opened.